NSW Public Schools State Drama Camp

NSW Public Schools State Drama Camp

The commencement of the 2021 drama programs will be contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health.

Activities for all programs currently have to adhere to current DoE COVID-19 restrictions

Each year the  NSW Public School State Drama Camp is open for Year 11 drama students.  Workshops are led by industry specialists and exemplary teachers  from NSW Public Schools. The camp is fully catered with a healthy menu and accommodation is in modern heated carpeted cabins and rooms at the Eleanora Heights Conference Centre.

The State Drama Camp will be held from Sunday 20 June to Thursday 24 June 2021.

Camp1Student eligibility
High potential Year 11 drama students who are currently studying drama at school, who have not attended a State Drama Camp previously and need to extend their skills through a series of intensive workshops.
There is a limit of 6 students from each school.
This camp is for students seeking to build on their current experiences in drama to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Tutor eligibility
• Preference for selection of tutors will be given to teachers who are currently teaching the Drama Preliminary and HSC courses.

State Drama Camp student applications have now closed.
Camp 2
State Drama Camp tutor applications have now closed.
Camp activities
The program covers all major aspects of drama and includes workshop sessions led by exemplary teachers and specialists from the performing arts industry.
• Workshops sessions offered include set design, costume design, scriptwriting, individual performance, circus, physical theatre, devising, script Interpretation, advanced acting skills, voice and accents.
Active involvement, development of skills and enjoyment are key
outcomes of participation at camp.
Zeal Theatre Australia will perform after dinner on Monday 2Come From Away1 June.
Students will attend the professional theatrical production of
Come From Away on Sunday 20 June.

Workshops Synopses & Tutor Biographies
Workshop options will be released in early Term 2.

$550 metro and non-metro students
$250 rural and remote students

Rural and remote subsidy
The Arts Unit offers a participation subsidy to students from rural and remote schools to attend the State Drama Camp.  This subsidy has been applied to the costs above.




Further Information

Further enquiries relating to the State Drama Camp should be directed to Drama or phone 8512 1175.

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